Sapphire (Novec 1230)
SAPPHIRE™ Fire Suppression Systems delivering 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid is a safe, environmentally friendly clean agent system, that has a proven track record for protecting people and high value assets.
SAPPHIRE™ systems provide a proven and reliable fast acting, clean agent solution that is safe for use in occupied spaces. The system is environmentally friendly with zero ozone depletion potential (ODP) and negligible global warming potential (GWP). The atmospheric lifetime is between three and five days making SAPPHIRE™ an ideal solution without compromising the environment.
SAPPHIRE™ systems are ideal for use in occupied areas. Independent toxicity studies have established that the agent is low in both acute and chronic toxicity with high safety margins between its normal use concentrations and the No Observable Adverse Effect Level (NOAEL).
SAPPHIRE™ systems work fast and are designed to rapidly absorb heat to the point where combustion ceases. Once actuated, SAPPHIRE™ systems deliver the extinguishant within 10 seconds, suppressing fires before they have the chance to spread. Most importantly when a fire is suppressed quickly, the result is less damage, lower refurbishment costs and reduced downtime.
SAPPHIRE™ systems are compact and operate at 25 bar and have been designed and developed based on independently witnessed fire tests. It has been proven to achieve homogeneous distribution of agent at these pressures complying with international standards and meeting the requirements of approval agencies worldwide. System recharging As the Novec 1230 Fluid is stored as a liquid at room temperature the agent may be transported in lightweight drums or plastic totes, enabling the agent to be made available quickly at a conveniently located recharge station.
SAPPHIRE™ systems are FM and UL approved and ActivFire listed.